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BSc Psychology

BSc (Hons) Psychology Online

Thinking of a career in psychology? Or just want to explore an interest in the field? Our online BSc Psychology is great place to start. This fully online course has been designed to equip you with critical psychological skills, knowledge and values that can be applied to real world contexts. With practical teaching from experienced lecturers coupled with bespoke support from our Employability Service, you will graduate ready to take the next step in your career.

Studying at our Online campus provides you with the perfect combination of a flexible study programme to fit around your other commitments together with the benefit of our expertise, experience, and employability focus.  

Successful completion of this course will allow you to pursue further education in the field of psychology (like a PhD), or enhance your employability in areas such as health, education, management or policing, and beyond.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

A Level: BBC
UCAS Tariff Points*: 112
GCSE: Grade C/4 or above in English Language and Maths, or equivalent

*From three A Levels or equivalent.

Course requirements ➔

Entry requirements

Duration Options

3 years (full-time)

Next start date

September 2024

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You don't need to apply through UCAS to study one of our online courses. You can apply directly with us.


Our Applications of Professional Psychology module and work-based learning in Year 3 will enhance your future career prospects.

We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

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Course Details

BSc (Hons) Psychology Online

If you’re looking to take your first steps in a psychology-related field, our BSc (Hons) Psychology is a great place to start. This course offers a strong focus on applied learning to provide you with real world skills to enhance your employability.

You will develop evidence-based knowledge of current psychological theories and issues and discover how they can be applied to everyday life as well as a professional setting. You will also build skills in scientific reasoning, learn to understand the role of evidence and make critical judgements in psychological arguments.

Employability is embedded into this course from the beginning. Our unique Applications of Professional Psychology and work-based learning modules will allow you to explore and prepare for your career while you study.

You will graduate with skills such as problem solving, research, communication and self-evaluation – competencies that can be applied to future studies, as well as enhancing your professional skills.

Why study BSc Psychology with us?

  • Cross-disciplinary optional modules: In year 3, you will be able to choose from optional modules from our other subject areas of law, criminology and policing.
  • Work-based learning module: In your final year, you will spend at least 40 hours volunteering at an organisation of your choice to apply the psychological principles you have learned on the course.
  • Learn from experienced lecturers: In our Psychology at ULaw module, you will explore the specialisms of your lecturers and their unique journeys through the field of psychology.
  • Multiple study options: Choose from full-time, study online or at our campus in Leeds, so you can flex your studies around your lifestyle.
  • Award-winning Employability support: From day one to beyond graduation, you’ll have access to 1:1 support from our experienced Employability Service.


  • The Psychology of Mental Health
  • Understanding the Person
  • Psychology at ULaw
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Applications of Professional Psychology


  • Neuroscience of Behaviour
  • Lifespan Development
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Social and Critical Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology


  • Work Based Learning
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Dissertation

Optional modules (choose 2):

You will be able to choose modules from our other subject areas of law, criminology and policing, such as Mental Health Law* (Law) and Gender, Sexuality and Crime* (Criminology).

You will also have a choice of Psychology optional modules tailored to the unique specialisms of our lecturers, such as Cyber Psychology*.

*Subject to availability.

Course Start Dates

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
    • Full-time: Online

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Study On Campus

You can also study this course at our Leeds campus. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?

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Course Information


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We use a variety of formative and summative assessments designed to meet the overall course and individual module learning outcomes, as well as allow you to demonstrate your knowledge in a variety of innovative formats. Assessment methods will include:

  • Written assignments
  • Research proposals
  • Practical reports
  • VLog assignments
  • Presentations
  • Posters
  • Education leaflets
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Full-time study

  • In years one and two you’ll study taught modules.
  • In year three you’ll study some taught modules as well as researching and writing up of dissertation, and work-based learning.
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Employability We Set You Up For Success

We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Applications are now open for September 2024.

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UK - £9,250 per year


If you need to fund your studies with a student loan you can apply via Student Finance.



We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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